If you are looking for the best place to stay in Athens, Greece, look no further than Kolonaki. Our travel vlog highlights some things to do, where to stay, and where to eat. If you visit this amazing city, there are many things to see, and deciding where to stay can be challenging. Kolonaki is within walking distance of downtown, near the Metro stops, and has plenty of great area restaurants and shopping, close to the Benaki Museum. An easy hike up Lycabettus Hill to see some fantastic city views. It is also much less touristy than the areas near the Acropolis.
Kolonaki : Best Place to Stay in Athens
The neighborhood of Kolonaki stands out for us as one of the best places to stay in Athens due to its upscale charm, cultural richness, and very convenient location. Nestled at the base of Mount Lycabettus, this affluent neighborhood offers a sophisticated atmosphere with high-end boutiques, fine dining restaurants, and trendy cafes lining its streets. The area is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, making it perfect for those seeking entertainment after sunset. Moreover, Kolonaki is within walking distance of major attractions like Syntagma Square and the Acropolis, allowing visitors to easily explore the city’s historical sites. The neighborhood’s elevated position also provides breathtaking views of Athens. With its blend of luxury, cultural experiences, and proximity to key landmarks, Kolonaki stands as a prime choice for a great Athens experience.
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